New 2023 Jaguar F-Tempo receives improved plug-in hybrid powertrain -EAST AUTO NEWS

New 2023 Jaguar F-Tempo receives improved plug-in hybrid powertrain

2023 will see the F-Tempo vary streamlined as Jaguar appears to be like to make its BMW X3 rival higher than ever. Expertise upgrades and effectivity enhancements have arrived and the brand new F-Tempo could be ordered now from £48,660.

The plug-in hybrid F-Tempo joined the ranks in 2021 with a 17.1kWh battery however that’s been upped to 19.2kWh for 2023. The results of that is an improved vary – standing at 40 miles somewhat than the earlier 33 miles. 

That further vary drops the plug-in model into the 8 per cent Profit-in-Form tax bracket for firm automotive patrons making the F-Tempo extra inexpensive. General effectivity has additionally been improved with official figures of 176.6mpg and 37g/km of CO2.

Alongside the PHEV, the F-Tempo continues to be supplied with 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel or petrol motors with 201bhp and 247bhp respectively. There’s additionally the choice of three.0-litre straight-six diesel and petrol engines, with the previous offering 296bhp and the latter producing 395bhp. As earlier than, the thunderous, V8-powered F-Tempo SVR heads the lineup with 542bhp – making for a 0-60mph time of three.8 seconds and high velocity of 178mph. 

The entry-level diesel is the most cost effective mannequin out there, costing from £48,660 and sitting under the £52,415 2.0-litre petrol. The six-cylinder diesel mannequin is subsequent up at £60,275, with the PHEV commanding an additional £710. The three.0-litre petrol model is priced at £69,280, with the SVR topping the vary at £84,940. All fashions are fitted with an eight-speed automated gearbox and four-wheel drive.

Jaguar is simplifying its trim line-up for the 2024 mannequin 12 months F-Tempo, with the two.0-litre petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid fashions out there in three guises. The R-Dynamic S specification contains 19-inch alloys, a digital instrument panel, Amazon Alexa voice management, a rear-view digital camera adaptive cruise management and a Pivi Professional infotainment setup on an 11.4-inch central display, which gives wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. 

Wi-fi smartphone charging is bundled in too, together with a what3words navigation system and over-the-air replace functionality to enhance software program performance throughout the automotive’s lifecycle. For extra value, R-Dynamic SE Black trim will get 20-inch wheels, gloss black exterior trims and extra commonplace tools, reminiscent of an interactive driver show and black suede headlining. R-Dynamic HSE fashions obtain further equipment and bigger 21-inch alloys. 

The three.0-litre diesel F-Tempo can solely be ordered within the two increased trim ranges, with the petrol-powered straight-six arriving with its personal 400 Sport specification, together with 22-inch wheels and 16-way heated and ventilated seats. 

The flagship SVR trim can also be confined to a single mannequin and comes with a bespoke bodykit, distinctive 22-inch wheels and bigger brakes. 

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New 2023 Jaguar F-Tempo receives improved plug-in hybrid powertrain -EAST AUTO NEWS


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